This curriculum provides specific training required to prepare students to assume positions as trained culinary professionals in a variety of foodservice settings including full service restaurants, hotels, resorts, clubs, catering operations, contract food service and health care facilities. Students will be provided theoretical knowledge/practical applications that provide critical competencies to meet industry demands, including environmental stewardship, operational efficiencies and professionalism.
Courses include sanitation/safety, baking, garde manger, culinary fundamentals/production skills, nutrition, customer service, purchasing/cost control, and human resource management.
Graduates should qualify for entry-level opportunities including prep cook, line cook, and station chef. American Culinary Federation certification may be
available to graduates. With experience, graduates may advance to positions including sous chef, pastry chef, executive chef, or foodservice manager.
Although placement testing is not required for this particular pathway, some of the classes within this pathway do require certain math or reading levels and therefore would require a placement test or other testing scores before registration. Please check each course within this pathway to see which applies.